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New York Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Services Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

New York State Department of Health
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2018
Application: Mar 12, 2018

Wendy Gould


The New York Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Services Program (CSP) provides funding to implement breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening and follow-up services in order to reduce morbidity, mortality, and health-related disparities among residents of New York state.

Required activities include:

  1. Implement a program to provide free breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening, diagnostic follow-up services and referrals to treatment for uninsured and underinsured women and men who are at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level and meet other program requirements
  2. Assist with enrollment in the NYS Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program for eligible individuals diagnosed with breast, cervical, colorectal, or prostate cancer
  3. Conduct needs assessments and identify, develop, implement, and evaluate interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening and address barriers among priority populations who are disproportionately burdened by an increased risk of cancer and/or who are medically unserved or underserved. Such individuals include those who experience barriers to services due to sex, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, geographic location, socioeconomic status, cultural isolation, low literacy, and language.
  4. Engage with healthcare providers/systems to implement evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions
  5. Collaborate with Department funded contractors from other cancer screening-related initiatives that address structural barriers and offer cancer screening

Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies located in New York including, but not limited to:

  • Local government and public health agencies
  • Healthcare systems
  • Primary care networks
  • Academic institutions
  • Community-based organizations
  • Volunteer associations
  • Professional associations
Geographic coverage
New York
Amount of funding

Annual funding amounts range from $200,000 to $775,000 based on region. Potential applicants must create an account and log in to the New York State grants gateway to access Attachment 2: CSP Service Regions and State Infrastructure Contract Values.

Application process

Links to the application instructions, and the online grants gateway are available on the program website.

It is recommended, but not required, that potential applicants submit a letter of interest by February 8, 2018. All questions should be submitted in writing to by February 8, 2018. The application deadline is March 12, 2018.

Tagged as
Benefit enrollment and application · Cancer · Health disparities · Health screening · LGBT · Limited English proficient · Men · Needs assessment methods and resources · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Uninsured and underinsured · Women · New York

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